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from dusk till dawn at Zeller Horn

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Fecha:16./17.9.2007 Hora:~19:00 to 5:00 UT , 45s interval Exposición:up to 30s
Campo visual:180o diagonal Cámara:Nikon D200 Filtro:ninguno
Instrumento:f=10,5mm, up to 1/2.8 Lugar:Zeller Horn, Swabian Alb, Alemania Observador:Till Credner
Audio from Beethoven's Symphony Nr.6 "Pastorale"

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The wide angle fisheye view shows the northern night sky seen from the edge of the Swabian Alb plateau in southern Alemania. Cities below are Bisingen and Hechingen and in the foreground lies Hohenzollern Castle.

Can you find Polaris, the North-Star? Just start the movie! Polaris is the only brighter star that is not moving! Polaris remains (almost) on its position during the apparent rotation of the sky since earth's axis points to Polaris. All other stars rotate around Polaris! Therefore the name of Polaris which remains always on the same place in the north!